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The Embedded Librarian Program
January 1, 2006

Good Ideas The Embedded Librarian Program Faculty and librarians partner to embed personalized library assistance into online courses By Victoria Matthew and Ann Schroeder Wit…

7 Things You Should Know About Google Earth
October 15, 2006

Google Earth is an interactive mapping application that allows users to navigate (or "fly") the entire globe, viewing satellite imagery with overlays of roads, buildings, geographic fea…

7 Things You Should Know About YouTube
September 25, 2006

YouTube is a video-sharing service that allows users to post personally developed videos of nearly any variety online, from animations to personal recordings. YouTube is one of an emerging class …

How Choice, Co-Creation, and Culture Are Changing What It Means to Be Net Savvy
January 1, 2006

The Web—and how we interact with it—has become part of our culture. The Internet is now the information universe, and we expect instant access. Content is created and co-created by amateurs a…

Getting Past Google: Perspectives on Information Literacy from the Millennial Mind
January 1, 2006

Many students may have only limited knowledge about how to effectively evaluate online resources and use them appropriately. This student perspective on information literacy uses anecdotes, perso…

Students Don't Know Much Beyond Google
January 1, 2006

"Of 10,000 high school and college students asked to evaluate a set of Web sites last fall, nearly half could not correctly judge which was the most objective, reliable and timely, according t…

7 Things You Should Know About Facebook
September 15, 2006

Information literacy—the ability to negotiate the opportunities and risks of the Internet age—is increasingly important. Facebook, a leading social networking site, highlights the i…

Teaching information literacy: Who’s teaching the teachers?
January 1, 2006

Blog and session presentation from the HigherEd BlogCon 2006 online conference. Blog and session presentation from the HigherEd BlogCon 2006 online con…

Ensuring the Net Generation Is Net Savvy
January 1, 2006

Net Gen students may know the Internet, but they are not necessarily "net savvy." Exposed to huge quantities and multiple formats of information online, they are constantly challenged t…

Visual Literacy: An Institutional Imperative
January 1, 2006

© 2006 Susan E. Metros and Kristina Woolsey EDUCAUSE Review, vol. 41, no. 3 (May/June 2006): 80–81. Susan E. Metros and Kristina Woolsey Susan E. Metros is Professor …